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Denmark sees resolution soon to EU rift on 2050 climate goal

16 Aug 2019

COPENHAGEN The new energy and climate minister of Denmark, a frontrunner in fighting climate change, said on Friday he was confident fellow EU countries would soon agree to go carbon-neutral by 2050 despite resistance in the east of the bloc.

Novo Nordisk's new diabetes, obesity drugs lift sales outlook

09 Aug 2019

COPENHAGEN Novo Nordisk raised its sales forecast for this year thanks to growing demand for obesity drugs and a new injectable treatment for diabetes, now its growth engine as insulin sales decline.

UPDATE 1-Orsted beats profit expectations but says wind power generation not satisfying

08 Aug 2019

* Says power generation from existing sites was not satisfying

Nordic economies expected to feel pinch of global trade tensions: Reuters poll

17 Jul 2019

COPENHAGEN Nordic economies are seen expanding at a slightly slower pace next year as lingering tensions between the United States and its trading partners hurt world growth, despite growing signs of a global monetary policy easing cycle, a Reuters poll found.

Franklin Templeton star bond investor Hasenstab questions low-inflation-forever view

25 Jun 2019

COPENHAGEN Markets and policymakers could be making a mistake in assuming inflation will stay low for ever, bond investor Michael Hasenstab said on Tuesday, adding that a very challenging market environment may lie ahead.

Danske Bank ousts former interim CEO after customers overcharged

24 Jun 2019

COPENHAGEN Danske Bank has dismissed its former interim chief executive Jesper Nielsen after thousands of Danish customers were overcharged for an investment product, a first step by its new boss to restore trust in the troubled lender.

Danish leader sees slow talks to form government after vote win

06 Jun 2019

COPENHAGEN The leader of Denmark's Social Democrats said on Thursday she would launch talks to form government, although she expected it would take time, after a centre-left election victory put her on course to become the country's youngest ever prime minister.

Dänemark nach Parlamentswahl vor Regierungswechsel - Linke übernimmt

06 Jun 2019

Kopenhagen Dänemark steht nach der Parlamentswahl vor einem Kurswechsel und wird künftig voraussichtlich von der Sozialdemokratin Mette Frederiksen regiert.

Danish centre-left opposition wins election on welfare pledges

06 Jun 2019

COPENHAGEN Denmark appeared set to become the third Nordic country in a year to form a leftist government as voters in Wednesday's parliamentary election rebelled against austerity measures and dealt a blow to right-wing nationalists. | Video

Danish Muslims feel backlash as immigration becomes election issue

31 May 2019

COPENHAGEN Growing numbers of Danish Muslims say they have faced verbal abuse, exclusion and hate crimes since mainstream political parties began adopting anti-immigrant policies previously the preserve of the far right.

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EU rebuffs Johnson's Brexit gambit

The European Union on Tuesday rebuffed Prime Minister Boris Johnson's demand that it reopen the Brexit divorce deal, saying Britain had failed to propose any realistic alternative to an agreed insurance policy for the Irish border.